TROUTMAN, Mary 1814-1900
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Date: 10/16/2016 at 08:30:59
Mary Hardin was born December 22, 1814, in Somerset county, Pa., and died in Grundy Center, Iowa, Oct. 2, 1900. She was united in marriage to Charles Troutman November 12, 1835. In 1859 they came to Iowa. She united with the Lutheran church at the early age of twenty-one years and on coming to Iowa became identified with the Methodist Episcopal church where she remained until her death. She was the mother of six girls and two boys. Her husband preceded her to the better world thirty-six years ago having died in 1864. She leaves to mourn her death her two daughters, Mrs. Albert Clark and Mrs. F. C. DeSeelhorst, both of this place, and two sons, George in Denver, Colorado, and William in York, Nebraska. Deceased lived beyond the three score and ten period and for years has been a helpless invalid tenderly cared for by her daughters. She was a faithful christian woman and died in the hope of the immortality of the soul. She was ready and waiting when the messenger came and was glad to put off the veil of the flesh and enter into the realities of another and better life. The funeral was conducted from the residence by Rev. C. H. Marsh and her remains were followed to their last resting place by a large concourse of sympathizing friends.
--The Grundy Republican (Grundy Center, Iowa), 11 October 1900, pg 1
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